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Study: Many U.S. metros facing OB-GYN shortages; Providence MSA is not...

PROVIDENCE – A study of birth rates and the prevalence of obstetricians and gynecologists has come to the conclusion that there are many major...
DR. JOHN LONKS, epidemiologist at The Miriam Hospital, has been named the Dr. Charles C.J. Carpenter Outstanding Physician of the Year at the Providence East Side institution.

Lonks named Miriam outstanding physician of the year.

PROVIDENCE – Dr. John Lonks, an infectious disease specialist at The Miriam Hospital as well as a researcher and associate professor of medical science...
THE BCRA WOULD REDUCE federal funding for Medicaid in Rhode Island by $1.89 billion from the years 2020-2026 according to Avalere. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Report: Senate health reform would significantly reduce Medicaid funding in R.I.

PROVIDENCE - If the Better Care Reconciliation Act was passed in its current form, Rhode Island will lose $1.9 billion of federal Medicaid funding...

A path to lower drug prices

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney has floated an idea to bring down drug prices that’s both promising and – if other Republicans can...

Senate GOP may preserve some of Obamacare

Republican senators plan to write a health care bill that could be radically different from the one recently passed by the House, including keeping...

Jeanne LaChance is Thundermist Health Center’s new CEO

Updated 10:55 a.m.PROVIDENCE – The board of directors of Thundermist Health Center announced Thursday that it has named Jeanne LaChance president and CEO, effective...
RE-IMAGINED PRACTICES: As Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s chief medical officer, Dr. Gus Manocchia, left, has led the charge to transform primary care practices into patient-centered medical homes. With him is Kevin Decesare, Blue Cross team leader in facilities management. / PBN PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Smarter connections, better health

Dr. Gus Manocchia | Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, chief medical officerThe chief medical ­officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield...
A GROWING PORTFOLIO: The ever-changing health care landscape puts CVS Health and Thomas Moriarty at the center of complex and difficult public- and corporate-policy discussions, a reality that “energizes” the company’s chief policy & external affairs officer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Vision, nimbleness crucial for CVS

Thomas Moriarty | CVS Health Corp., chief policy & external affairs officer and general counselAmericans know health care is a complicated and challenging topic...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo launched a statewide initiative Monday designed to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo launches initiative to improve health care for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A statewide initiative was launched Monday designed to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders.Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who announced the new...
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